Cedar Rapids has a total population of 120,758 and a student population of 22,330. Of these students, 1,666 are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Cedar Rapids's largest healthcare administration school is Mount Mercy University. In 2010, Mount Mercy University graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in healthcare administration.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a healthcare administration degree from one of Cedar Rapids's healthcare administration schools. If you decide to attend a healthcare administration school in Cedar Rapids, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,100.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for healthcare administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,980 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,364.
If you plan on staying in Cedar Rapids after graduating from healthcare administration school, you should know that job prospects for healthcare administrators in Cedar Rapids, which is the most popular healthcare administration profession, are good. In 2010, of the 4,810 healthcare administrators in Iowa, 290 were working in the greater Cedar Rapids area. By the year 2018, the number of healthcare administrators is expected to increase by 14% in Cedar Rapids. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
As a healthcare administrator in Cedar Rapids, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,730 per year. This is lower than the average salary for healthcare administrators in the state.